The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK / Wales
Rank 68 95 103
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 32 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.90% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.08% 1.76% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 3
Median salary £45,269 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.77% +5.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 452 511 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.90% 36.66% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 390 419 414
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Middleware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales.

Salary trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +37 28 £45,269 +17.58%
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Maven
3 27 (62.79%) Java
4 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
4 26 (60.47%) Web Services
4 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
4 26 (60.47%) Unit Testing
4 26 (60.47%) RESTful
4 26 (60.47%) REST
4 26 (60.47%) Customer Insight
4 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (60.47%) User Experience
4 26 (60.47%) Performance Optimisation
4 26 (60.47%) Continuous Deployment
5 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (58.14%) BDD
5 25 (58.14%) WebSphere
5 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
5 25 (58.14%) Java SE
5 25 (58.14%) TDD
5 25 (58.14%) Subversion
5 25 (58.14%) Spring
5 25 (58.14%) MVC
5 25 (58.14%) Hibernate
5 25 (58.14%) Tomcat
5 25 (58.14%) Eclipse
5 25 (58.14%) IBM
5 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
5 25 (58.14%) EJB

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (58.14%) IIS
1 25 (58.14%) Tomcat
1 25 (58.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) JBoss
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Maven
2 25 (58.14%) Eclipse
2 25 (58.14%) Subversion
2 25 (58.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Software Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) .NET Software Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 13 (30.23%) Java Engineer
4 13 (30.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Identity Management Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) REST
1 26 (60.47%) RESTful
1 26 (60.47%) Web Services
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 25 (58.14%) EJB
2 25 (58.14%) Hibernate
2 25 (58.14%) Java SE
2 25 (58.14%) SOAP
2 25 (58.14%) Spring
3 6 (13.95%) WebCenter
4 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) User Experience
2 24 (55.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
1 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Continuous Deployment
2 26 (60.47%) Customer Insight
2 26 (60.47%) Performance Optimisation
2 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
2 26 (60.47%) Unit Testing
3 25 (58.14%) BDD
3 25 (58.14%) MVC
3 25 (58.14%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Identity Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) ERP
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.98%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Siemens